Graduate & Adult Studies

MED: Educational Leadership Online

Master of Education: The Carson-Newman Educational Leadership Program is for teachers who have a desire to become leaders in their schools and districts. This program is designed for compliance with the standards outlined in the Tennessee State Board of Education “Learning Centered Leadership Policy.”  To be considered for acceptance into the program aspiring candidates: 1) must hold a current teacher license, 2) have a minimum of three years of successful teaching experience, and 3) must pass the Praxis Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) in order to complete the program and be recommended for the Beginning (ILL-B) Administrative License.

This program is also offered in off-campus cohort format. To learn more about these options call the Off-Campus Education Graduate Programs Office at 800.956.8903 or click here.

I. Required Core, 15 hours

  • EDUC 538, Foundations of Leadership, 3 hours
  • EDUC 561, Effective home, School, Community Relations, 3 hours
  • EDUC 571, Change Theory and Practice, 3 hours
  • EDUC 572, Evaluation for Continuous Improvement, 3 hours
  • EDUC 630, Educational Research, 3 hours

II. Educational Leadership, 18 hours

  • EDUC 525, Legal and Ethical Issues, 3 hours
  • EDUC 527, School Safety and Security, 3 hours
  • EDUC 530, Curriculum and Instructional Strategies, 3 hours
  • EDUC 573, Management of the School, 3 hours
  • EDUC 574, Professional Learning Community, 3 hours
  • EDUC 575, Practicum/Internship, 3 hours

III. Non-Thesis Option, 3 hours

  •  EDUC 600, Integrating Research and Learning, 3 hours

Graduate and Adult Studies
1646 Russell Avenue
Jefferson City, TN 37760

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